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OBJECTIVE Proteus syndrome (PS) is characterized by patchy or segmental overgrowth and hyperplasia of multiple tissues and organs, along with susceptibility to development of tumors. Very few cases are reported in literature from developing countries. Due to certain overlapping features with other overgrowth syndromes, diagnosis is usually delayed. Our aim(More)
BACKGROUND The data on the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) in apparently healthy children from India is limited. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of VDD in apparently healthy children. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Apparently healthy children from the age groups of 3 months-12 years, from the upper socioeconomical status(More)
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